Development

Moving Momentum on Public Health in the Arab World

July 25, 2015 by Zeina Siam and Akl Fahed
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Several trends have given a jump-start to public health initiatives in the region, where more and more experts are focusing their energy.

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The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team in Indonesia: Saving Lives through Data Preparedness

May 11, 2015 by Sindhunata Hargyono
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For years, OpenStreetMap has provided online spatial information about infrastructure networks around the world, and several years ago, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) was created to map out disaster-prone areas. In Indonesia, HOT has been particularly effective—not only in pinpointing areas that are vulnerable to disasters, but also in integrating local communities into the map-making […]

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Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Amanda Judge

April 6, 2015 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Amanda Judge discusses Faire Collection, the challenges of creating a fair trade business, and opportunities for women’s empowerment.

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Violence Against Women: A Global Problem With a Solution

March 29, 2015 by Lyric Thompson
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There are a host of ways that communities, governments, and entities like the United Nations can better protect women and girls and prevent violence from occurring.

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